Philosophic Classics

Philosophic Classics : From Plato to Derrida

By (author) Forrest E. Baird , By (author) Walter A. Kaufmann

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Esteemed for providing the best available translations, Philosophic Classics: From Plato to Derrida, features complete works or complete sections of the most important works by the major thinkers, as well as shorter samples from transitional thinkers. First published in 1961, Forrest E. Baird's revision of Philosophic Classics, Pearson Education's long-standing anthology (available in split volumes), continues the tradition of providing generations of students with high quality course material. Using the complete works, or where appropriate, complete sections of works, this anthology allows philosophers to speak directly to students.    For more information on the period volumes that are available please see below: Philosophicl Classics, Volume I: Ancient Philosophy, 6/E  ISBN-10: 0205783856Philosophicl Classics, Volume II: Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy, 6/E  ISBN-10: 0205783902Philosophic Classics, Volume III: Modern Philosophy, 6/E  ISBN-10: 0205783899

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  • Paperback | 1232 pages
  • 177.8 x 231.14 x 45.72mm | 1,678.28g
  • 03 Jan 2010
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River
  • English
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 0205783864
  • 9780205783861
  • 1,626,054

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Forrest Baird has taught at Whitworth since 1978. In addition to teaching a variety of courses in philosophy, most summers he teaches for Fuller Theological Seminary in extension programs throughout the West. Dr. Baird has a B.A. from Westmont, an M.Div. From Fuller, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in philosophy from Claremont Graduate University. In his time at Whitworth, Dr. Baird has been selected by five graduating classes as the "Most Influential Professor" and has also been voted "Teacher of the Year" by his colleagues. Dr. Baird has studied the problem of evil while a Resident Fellow at the Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research at St. John's University and Abbey in Collegeville, MN, and more recently has been studying Chinese philosophy. Dr. Baird's most recent scholarly work has been editing the six-volume Philosophic Classics series for Prentice Hall. His other works include editing the book, Human Thought and Action: Readings in Western Intellectual History, and co-authoring (with Jack Rogers) the HarperCollins textbook, Introduction to Philosophy: A Case Study Approach.

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"Esteemed for providing the best available translations, Philosophic Classics: From Plato to Derrida, features complete works or complete sections of the most important works by the major thinkers, as well as shorter samples from transitional thinkers." First published in 1961, Forrest E. Baird's revision of "Philosophic Classics, "Pearson Education's long-standing anthology (available in split volumes), continues the tradition of providing generations of students with high quality course material. Using the complete works, or where appropriate, complete sections of works, this anthology allows philosophers to speak directly to students. "For more information on the period volumes that are available please see below: " Philosophicl Classics, Volume I: Ancient Philosophy, 6/E "ISBN-10: 0205783856" Philosophicl Classics, Volume II: Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy, 6/E "ISBN-10: 0205783902" Philosophic Classics, Volume III: Modern Philosophy, 6/E "ISBN-10: 0205783899"

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